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Ex-couples are posting #DivorceSelfies proving that separation is not always ugly

Smile, I still hate you. The internet truly brings out the best and brightest sides of people. In our latest feel-good discovery, we’ve come across the trend of #DivorceSelfies, wherein recently separated couples post a photo of themselves, usually after making the split official.

“Though some people aren’t really sure how to feel about it, others are lauding the divorce selfie as a positive and mature take on an otherwise difficult and somber event,” writes Giedre of Bored Panda.

We completely agree. Despite the Ex hate that’s more than common across the world, there’s no real unwritten rule that you have to completely sever ties and can’t be friends/friendly with your former ball and chain.

We’ve selected a few of these snapshots, from the amicable to the “That one doesn’t look too happy about it” – check them out:

How’s that for a cheerful divide?

Some felt the need to become a bit emotional about it, which is totally fine:

And some looked really cute as a couple. Well, that book is closed.

Now, while some of these #DivorceSelfies will be poignant and seemingly authentic, surely there are others who just amuse themselves by riding the trend.

In any case, we’re glad this became a thing and these photos surfaced. There’s nothing like seeing two people share relief or perhaps even joy after a long period of time possibly hating and wanting to kill each other.

We’d like to see future divorcees improve their selfie game, though. Where are the nice suits? Aren’t you supposed to dress your best on your divorce day? Perhaps a funky hat here and more creative camera work there. Let’s up the ante, shall we?

Come on, Millennials. You came up with this, now don’t do it half-assed.

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